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The nationality of Gafford is often complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Gafford may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of Gafford come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Gafford are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Gafford were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Gafford. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Gafford family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Gafford vary in how they're said and written as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages over time.

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